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ZIP Code 98118

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Seward Park|Ranier Valley
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (7:07pm)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.55, -122.26
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98118

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98118. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 98118. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98118, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Seattle, WA
Unacceptable:
Columbia

Stats and Demographics for the 98118 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98118 is located in west Washington and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98118 are primarily Asian. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98118 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,731
Population Density 6,841 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,162
Median Home Value $350,700
Land Area 6.25 sq mi
Water Area 2.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,127
Median Household Income $52,276

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6041,4011,2841,3311,2441,4021,4351,6471,7301,6181,4211,3821,079748551353270293
Female1,5001,3811,2371,2601,1411,4551,6391,8381,6941,4511,5381,5781,299812633484439559
Total3,1042,7822,5212,5912,3852,8573,0743,4853,4243,0692,9592,9602,3781,5601,184837709852

Gender

 Male 20,793 49%
 Female 21,938 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,195 30.9%
 Black Or African American 11,067 25.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 255 0.6%
 Asian 13,939 32.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 361 0.8%
 Other Race 1,473 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 2,441 5.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner488181,9011,9632,0721,061652346
Renter3161,3091,4491,1931,016583295105
Total3642,1273,3503,1563,0881,644947451

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,294 42%
 Single Guardian 3,412 23%
 Singles 3,944 26%
 Singles With Roommate 1,477 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,908 65%
 Households with Kids 5,219 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male298338314315293283295247283271246265253249275293274238251256
Female292318309270288260286263284230256254258239267241249261242229
Total590656623585581543581510567501502519511488542534523499493485

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98118 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98118 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 98118 real estate data, the median home value of $350,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98118 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98118 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98118 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,980 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 263 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 488 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,064 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,797 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,266 39%
 Households Vacant 1,035 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 387 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Sale Only 215 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 56 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 298 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 194 3%
 1 Bedroom 2,119 31%
 2 Bedroom 2,389 35%
 3+ Bedroom 2,070 31%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $52,276 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98118 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 98118 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 98118. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,482 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,488 28%
 No Earnings 11,216 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,482 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,488 28%
 No Earnings 11,216 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,178 71.0%
 Public transportation 3,770 18.9%
 Taxicab 54 0.3%
 Motorcycle 37 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,228 6.1%
 Worked at Home 708 3.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,048 22%
 High School Graduate 5,432 39%
 Associate's degree 797 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,711 20%
 Master's degree 1,133 8%
 Professional school degree 476 3%
 Doctorate degree 281 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,531 77.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 875 10.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,009 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98118

ZIP Code 98118 is in the Seattle School District #1. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98118.

Dunlap Elementary School
4525 South Cloverdale St
Seattle, WA 98118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Emerson Elementary School
9709 60 Av South
Seattle, WA 98118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Graham Hill Elementary School
5149 South Graham St
Seattle, WA 98118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Aki Kurose Middle School
3928 South Graham St
Seattle, WA 98118
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Wing Luke Elementary School
3701 South Kenyon St
Seattle, WA 98118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Orca K-8 School
5215 46 Ave South
Seattle, WA 98118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Hawthorne Elementary School
4100 39 Av South
Seattle, WA 98118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
South Shore K-8 School
4800 South Henderson St
Seattle, WA 98118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
South Lake High School
8601 Rainier Ave South
Seattle, WA 98118
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Seattle School District #1
Rainier Beach High School
8815 Seward Park Av South
Seattle, WA 98118
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Seattle School District #1
St Edward School
4200 S Mead St
Seattle, WA 98118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Torah Day School of Seattle
3528 S Ferdinand St
Seattle, WA 98118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Seattle Urban Academy
3800 S Othello St
Seattle, WA 98118
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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